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Putin, extending Russian footprint, approves new naval facility in Sudan

President Vladimir Putin on Monday (16 November) approved the creation of a Russian naval facility in Sudan capable of mooring nuclear-powered surface vessels, clearing the way for Moscow's first substantial military foothold in Africa since the Soviet fall.

Kremlin: permanent US military presence in Poland would harm European security

The Kremlin expressed concern on Monday (28 May) over media reports that Poland has requested a permanent US military presence on its soil, saying NATO’s expansion towards Russia’s borders undermined stability in Europe.
Europe's East 15-06-2015

Russia says it will respond to US military buildup in Baltics

A senior Russian Defence Ministry official warned today (15 June) that Moscow would boost its forces on its Western flank should the United States store heavy arms in the Baltic states and eastern Europe.
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Europe's East 10-02-2015

Cypriot foreign minister: It’s rubbish to say that we are giving bases to Russia

Asked by EURACTIV to comment on press reports about Cyprus being ready to provide air and maritime bases to Russia, Cypriot foreign minister Ioannis Kasoulides branded them “rubbish”.
Global Europe 10-02-2015

Cyprus to give access to its ports, airstrips to Russian military

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has said he is in talks with the Russian government to let its military ships and planes use Cypriot ports and airstrips in case of humanitarian operations or in emergency situations.